China says will never send military to oil rig spat with Vietnam

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Zorro21c wrote:

People are not stupid like Chinese peasants so stop making up stories like the warships came back from duty and stopped by. LOL. China words become worthless because that is what happens to liar.

Jun 13, 2014 4:40pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Billiony wrote:

I believe there is misinterpretation between the translation. Apparently Chinese government was just try to play down the potential escalation, and express its intention is not to resolve the matter through military solution. However, apparently US is still determined to stage up the conflict as: “creating serious frictions”. US is still maintaining a very single sided view with an ambition stir up into this muddy water.

Jun 13, 2014 7:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JurgenVonB wrote:

Why bother sending military when you can send large merchant ships who can knock off the tiny Vietnamese navy boats with a slight nudge?

Also, that maritime route just became a major traffic route for all chinese ships, subs, boats, frigates, etc.

Jun 13, 2014 10:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
CNSG wrote:

I think this is a translation fault or an intentional plot by reuters to bash the Chinese. Everyone in China knows fighter jets and warships are employed and they appeared on the TV, and I don’t think that ‘Chinese Official’ is stupid enough to say it. Can reuters provide complete context?

That said, the use of military force in China’s own territory is justified and is not up for US official’s comments.

Jun 13, 2014 11:33pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
CNSG wrote:

I think this is a translation fault or an intentional plot by reuters to bash the Chinese. Everyone in China knows fighter jets and warships are employed and they appeared on the TV, and I don’t think that ‘Chinese Official’ is stupid enough to say it. Can reuters provide complete context?

That said, the use of military force in China’s own territory is justified and is not up for US official’s comments.

Jun 13, 2014 11:34pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Verpoly wrote:

CNSG seems right, it’s illogical for the Chinese to tie their hands behind their back for a standoff like this in open sea. The Chinese gov patrol ships are built with para-military purpose.

Their response is dependent on what offensive action taken by Vietnam. As known, the divers who’re on suicidal mission to sabotage the oil rig are from Vietnamese military unit.

Jun 13, 2014 12:27am EDT  --  Report as abuse
James883 wrote:

Reuters is doing it again. From the spelling of the name of the alleged author, he or she is a Vietnamese. Biased and prejudicial reporting to the extreme; and inaccurate we may add. Firstly, who is that Chinese Official? Secondly, who is that US official? Could be just little old me. This article is a real piece of trash that does not deserve further comment.

Jun 14, 2014 3:27am EDT  --  Report as abuse
James883 wrote:

Reuters is doing it again. From the spelling of the name of the alleged author, he or she is a Vietnamese. Biased and prejudicial reporting to the extreme; and inaccurate we may add. Firstly, who is that Chinese Official? Secondly, who is that US official? Could be just little old me. This article is a real piece of trash that does not deserve further comment.

Jun 14, 2014 3:27am EDT  --  Report as abuse
HieuVu wrote:

What are the ships with heavy guns and rocket? Are those Fishing ships or patrols? It would be ridiculous if China continues to do and say silly things.

Jun 14, 2014 4:27am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Free_Pacific wrote:

James883 wrote:
“Reuters is doing it again. From the spelling of the name of the alleged author, he or she is a Vietnamese.”

Ben Blanchard
Matt Spetalnick
David Brunnstrom
Lisa Shumaker

Sorry James, I’m most likely not as familiar with traditional Vietnamese names as an expert like yourself. Could you please tell me, of the names above, what one was it you found to be a bias Vietnamese reporter?

Jun 14, 2014 7:21am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Jerry2014 wrote:

Sorry James883, why don’t you ask your Chinese government to allow FOREIGN reporters aboard its own ships to report what’s truly happening in the South China Sea like what the Vietnamese government is doing? That would give an unbiased report on the situation with the reporters’ being witnesses, don’t you agree? But of course, your government of China would never do so because then, all the fake accusations against Vietnamese boats/ships would be exposed to the world to see.
China LIES and LIES systematically from Xi Jinping down to Hong Lei, Hua Chunying and the posters it pays to repeat those lies all over the internet.

Jun 14, 2014 12:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Randyyvr wrote:

Re: James883 – This article was written by By Ben Blanchard. I guess you don’t want to accept or not ready to accept what this article. Don’t worry, you’re not alone because there are lots of hardcore brainwashed commies like you out there. Either the propaganda in China is working very well or you are one of “them”. Life is short, take some laxatives and relax.

Jun 14, 2014 12:20am EDT  --  Report as abuse
dtnam wrote:

those battle ships have been there for days, no chance they are random events.

Jun 16, 2014 10:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
MaxFord wrote:

Why did Reuters let comments like James883 slipped through ?

Some brainwashed Chinese think that Vietnam are using suicide diver, I think it’s China propaganda to ignite nationalism, first step to war.

Jun 16, 2014 12:45am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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